USD standout Jacy Pulse honored for second time in three weeks as top Summit women's track athlete
Pulse picks up her third career weekly accolade from the Summit and second this spring, also winning the April 4 honor.
VERMILLION, S.D. — University of South Dakota track standout Jacy Pulse was honored Tuesday by the Summit League as one of its Peak Performers of the Week of April 16.
Pulse, a junior was joined by pole vaulters Marshall Faurot and Gen Hirata, who claimed the field honors for the men and women, respectively.
Pulse, a native of Salem, ran on the Coyotes’ record-breaking 4x100-meter relay that won titles at both the 63rd annual Mt. Sac Relays and the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate. The relay clocked a school-record time of 44.89 seconds. Individually, Pulse won the 400-meter hurdles at the Mt. Sac Relays in 58.31 seconds. She leads the Summit and ranks 41st nationally in the 400 hurdles. Pulse picks up her third career weekly accolade from the Summit and second this spring, also winning the April 4 honor.
This marks the fourth consecutive week of South Dakota sweeping the women’s track and field Peak Performer of the Week awards. The South Dakota women are ranked No. 34 nationally by the U.S. Track and Field & Cross Country Coaches Association.
USD will host an abbreviated version of the South Dakota Challenge on Monday, April 24, before heading off to Des Moines, Iowa, for the Drake Relays held April 27-29.